This isn’t about Republicans and Democrats This isn’t about the vaccinations and vaccine safety. And this isn’t about whether or not I think it is okay for a state to mandate vaccinations. This is about the impact politics — specifically political sound bytes of reckless rhetoric — can have on the decision making public.
Last month, Michele Bachmann in an interview on the Today Show (here on YouTube — jump to the 2 minute mark) responded to a question about Rick Perry’s HPV vaccination program in Texas (using Gardasil) with a story about a woman that came up to her after one of More >
I know this is a bit off topic, which is why I created a whole new section for topics that are not directly tied to being a dad (although, everything in theory can tie back to a parental lesson).
On with the show.
For starters, I am a registered Independent. Why? When I was 18 I had a choice and at the time I wasn’t fully on board with either party. Take a little from one and a little from the other and there you have it. I can see that an argument always has two sides. If you still believe More >